What is Dyslexia?
Texas Education Code (TEC) §38.003 defines dyslexia in the following way:
(1) "Dyslexia" means a disorder of constitutional origin manifested by difficulty in learning to read, write, or spell, despite conventional instruction, adequate intelligence, and sociocultural opportunity. (TEC Section 38.003)
(2) “Related disorders” include disorders similar to or related to dyslexia such as auditory imperception, dysphasia, specific developmental dyslexia, development dysgraphia, and developmental spelling disability.
What is Dyslexia – click the link to view the parent resource (PDF)
International Dyslexia Association – iPad Apps for Literacy Instruction.
Talking Book Program – The Talking Book Program (TBP) provides free library services to qualifying Texans with visual, physical, or reading disabilities. TBP is part of the National Library Service to the Blind and Print Disabled, a program administered by the Library of Congress. The TBP collection consists of more than 100,000 titles, including hundreds of titles in Spanish, and some in French, German, Russian, and other languages.
Read & Write for Google Chrome – a Chrome web extension link that supports individuals with Dyslexia to work with confidence and independence.
Mercury Reader – a Chrome web extension link that removes ads and distractions from webpages.
TEA Dyslexia and Related Disorders – link to the TEA webpage.
TEA Dyslexia Handbook – 2021 Update: Procedure Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders (PDF)
The Dyslexia Handbook 2021 Update: Important changes for families to understand.
Actualización del manual de dislexia 2021: CAMBIOS IMPORTANTES QUE LAS FAMILIAS DEBEN ENTENDER
Valley View District Dyslexia Plan